叩頭

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 2

Noun[edit]

叩頭 (hiragana こうとう, romaji kōtō)

  1. a kowtow, a deep bow so low that one's head touches the ground

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Verb[edit]

叩頭 + する (hiragana こうとうする, romaji kōtō suru)

  1. kowtow, make a very deep bow such that your head touches the ground

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 叩头
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kòutóu
Zhuyin ㄎㄡˋ ㄊㄡˊ
IPA (key) /kʰoʊ̯⁵¹ tʰoʊ̯³⁵/

Verb[edit]

叩頭 (traditional, Pinyin kòutóu, simplified 叩头)

  1. to kneel and bow low enough to touch one's forehead to the ground
  2. to bow very deeply
  3. to act in a very submissive manner

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